Assoc. Prof. Daniel Galland
Daniel Galland is Associate Professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences and also holds a 20% appointment in the School of Architecture Design and Planning at Aalborg University, Denmark. He is currently AESOP's chair of the Excellence in Education Board and has been AESOP's contact point for Denmark since 2014.
Daniel's academic career and track record of research build on international experience within diverse professional and scholarly planning environments across Europe, Latin America and North America. His primary research and teaching areas focus on the intersection of spatial planning and development, political science and human geography, with an emphasis on metropolitan planning and governance, national-level planning, international comparative planning, as well as planning theory. His work has been published in refereed journals of planning, geography and environment including Environment and Planning C: Government & Policy, Planning Practice & Research, European Planning Studies, European Journal of Spatial Development, Planning Theory, International Planning Studies, disP - The Planning Review, and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, amongst other sources published in different European languages.
Beyond AESOP, he is also involved in an array of international professional and scholarly planning networks such as ARL, FIG, RIDEAL and RSA. In recent years, he has held visiting appointments in the School of Urban Planning at McGill University, the Institute of Urban and Territorial Studies at the Catholic University of Chile, the University of Barcelona and the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
Daniel holds a Ph.D. in Planning and Development (Aalborg University, Denmark), a M.Sc. in Environmental Planning (University of British Columbia, Canada) and a M.Phil. in Ethics and Politics (University of Barcelona, Spain).